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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 21:18 | Tran: 22:10 | Set: 23:01
Altitude: -59.8°   Azimuth: 78.4°   Direction: East-North-East

HR5543 is a giant star of spectral class B7 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5543 visual magnitude is 5.03. Because of its faintness, HR5543 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5543

Finder chart HR5543 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5543.

HR5543 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5543 are provided in the following table:

14h 52m 51s
-37° 48’ 11”
Image of HR5543 star
DSS2 image of HR5543. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5543 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5543


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5543 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5543. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5543 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5543 is distant 383.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

117.79 pc
383.98 ly
6 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5543


Visibility of HR5543 from your location

Today's HR5543 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.8°
Max altitude: 0.7°
Azimuth: 232.2°